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PM calls for quick decision on hike in voting rights
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday welcomed the effort to increase the corpus of International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help Eurozone countries but said the progress in hiking voting rights for countries like India was slow.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 1:27:23 AM

'Dark Night Rises' to beat 'The Avengers'?
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) The pre-booking sales of Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Night Rises" has begun and they seem promising enough to take over "The Avengers" as the highest grossing action hero film of all time.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 12:37:12 AM

India A lose third 'Test' by 10 wickets, series 1-2
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19 (IANS/CMC) India A lost the third and final unofficial cricket Test against West Indies A by 10 wickets and with it the series 1-2 at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 11:15:19 PM

Indian Americans lead all in income, education: Survey
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the US with Indian Americans leading them all in their levels of income and education, according to a new survey.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 11:04:39 PM

West Indies A beat India A by 10 wickets
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), June 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A defeated India A by 10 wickets on the fourth day of the third and final unofficial Test at the Beausejour Cricket Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 9:48:12 PM

Bangladesh mass sentencing condemned
New York, June 19 (IANS) The prosecution teams conducting the mass trials of the alleged mutineers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) must immediately stop the trials, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday, a day after a mass trial in a military court led to the conviction of 611 of the 621 accused.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:56:12 PM

'Doctor who helped in Osama mission needs US help'
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US needs to make renewed attempts to help the jailed Pakistani doctor who led the US to Osama bin Laden, a Congressman has said.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 8:32:32 PM

India will grow faster: PM to 'impatient' citizens, investors
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday sought to send strong signals to fellow 'impatient' citizens, global investors and, perhaps, skeptical rating agencies that he will resume reforms and ensure higher growth with an action-plan that will restore confidence in the Indian economy.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7:34:04 PM

Quickfix guide to Rio+20 (To go with Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts Wednesday)
What is Rio+20?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 3:58:25 PM

Uruguay striker Abreu considers Botafogo exit
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu, stripped of his status as first-choice striker, has admitted he could leave Brazilian club Botafogo.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 2:29:56 PM

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